Navigation Links
Large Aperture Rotary Servo Tables for Small Animal PET Tomography Application
Date:4/17/2013

Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 17, 2013

IntelLiDrives, Inc. released large center aperture Planar ServoRing Series rotary tables that enable researchers in academia, pharmaceutical companies and contract research organizations to develop medical devices and techniques using small animal PET tomography scanners with fully conscious and mobile rodents without the confounding effects of anesthesia.

Most current research and commercial small animal SPECT (single photon emission computed tomography) scanners utilize pinhole collimation with magnification in order to achieve sub-millimeter spatial resolution. Many designs have multiple detectors and multiple pinholes per detector to improve system sensitivity and overall image quality. Some commercial hybrid scanners integrate SPECT detectors with high resolution x-ray computed tomography (CT) detectors to generate multi-modality images with co-registered molecular (SPECT) and anatomic (CT) information. These current designs have limitations caused by non-ideal vertical orientation for animal imaging and may potentially interfere with the animal's physiology and the distribution of the SPECT radiopharmaceutical.

To solve these problems the latest generation scanner architecture uses IntelLiDrives large aperture rotary actuators to independently rotate gamma cameras and detached pinholes collimators. In these scanners the animal is imaged in a horizontal orientation and rotary table large center aperture allows un-restrained animal moves in the axial direction through the aperture relative to rotating gamma camera detectors and collimator.

Center aperture of IntelLIDrives rotary tables also allows large trans-axial field of view in the scanning instrument and the ability to obtain sub-millimeter imaging resolution.

Low profile rotary servo tables Planar ServoRing models PSR300 and PSR300MHS with respective center apertures 115 mm and 145 mm are used in these scanners.

They have zero back-lash and are significantly faster than worm gear rotary actuators and have no gear wear or gear vibration and noise. System accuracy and repeatability of these rotary stages maintained over time and allow researchers to obtain sub-mm resolution images with high rate of image acquisition and reconstruction. Direct-Drive motor design has all of the advantages of a brushless motor – no brushes to wear, no gear trains to maintain and high acceleration and high speeds.

Precision encoder built into rotary tables allows synchronization with linear actuator transport animal bed to provide helical or ordered-subsets axial sampling.

For additional information contact:

IntelLiDrives, Inc.
8510 Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19152

phone: (215) 728-6804
fax:     (215) 745-9459

e-mail: admin(at)intellidrives(dot)com
web site: http://www.intellidrives.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/rotary_table/rotary_tables/prweb10612102.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Hologic to Showcase 3D Mammography (Breast Tomosynthesis) and Other Advanced Womens Imaging Technologies at RSNA 2011, the Largest Radiology Show in the World
2. Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. Provides Largest Corporate Gift in Science Museum of Virginias History
3. Amgen Presents Final Results from the Largest Phase 3 Open-Label Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Nplate® (Romiplostim)
4. Prolongs Large Scale Manufacturing of Sickle Cell Product to be Headed by Industry Veteran
5. Quantum control protocols could lead to more accurate, larger scale quantum computations
6. Potassium Iodide Sales Surge on Heels of Large Government Order
7. Larger refuges needed to sustain success of transgenic corn
8. Choose New Jersey, Inc. to Tout New Jerseys Life Sciences Hub At Worlds Largest Biotechnology Event
9. Organovo Announces Relocation and Commencement of Operations at Larger Facility
10. Venture-Backed Life Science Companies Hit 7 Year Highs in Large Acquisitions
11. Texas Medical Center, the largest concentration of medical research, educational and healthcare organizations in the world, announces the first Houston Stem Cell Summit to highlight the latest stem cell research and commercialization efforts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/3/2016)... Feb. 3, 2016  With the growing need ... that is underway, therapies such as monoclonal antibodies, ... whole host of indications are in high demand. ... the development and production of these therapeutics. However, ... and high costs, novel approaches and novel expression ...
(Date:2/3/2016)... 2016 New Jersey Health Foundation (NJHF) has ... for researchers in New Jersey ... demonstrates exciting potential.   James M. ... New Jersey Health Foundation Research Grant Program ... institutions— Princeton University, Rutgers University, Rowan University and ...
(Date:2/3/2016)... , ... February 03, 2016 , ... ... Linux and Unix visualization solutions today announced the addition of a powerful “Session ... users to see the current state of the remote Linux desktop or other ...
(Date:2/3/2016)... 2016  Today, Symphony Technology Group (STG) announced the ... leading provider of primary research and analytics-based insight for ... , a global information and technology services company serving ... will be integrated into IMS Health to form a ... capabilities. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/11/2016)... , Jan. 11, 2016 Synaptics Incorporated ... interface solutions, today announced that its ClearPad ® ... (TDDI) products won two separate categories in the 8 ... Innovator and Best Technology Breakthrough. The Synaptics ® ... a simplified supply chain, thinner devices, brighter displays and ...
(Date:1/8/2016)... and MANCHESTER, United Kingdom , Jan. 8, ... of innovative sensor-based diagnostic products, today announced the closing of ... and existing investors.  Proceeds from the financing will be used ... a hand-held device for detecting early-stage pressure ulcers. ... after receiving CE Mark approval. The device,s introduction ...
(Date:1/7/2016)... , Jan. 7, 2016 This BCC Research ... for biometric technologies and devices, identifying newer markets and ... various types of biometric devices. Includes forecast from 2015 ... Identify newer markets and explore the expansion of the ... Examine each type of biometric technology, determine its current ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):